Melbourne: Iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who on Sunday became the only cricketer in history to have scored 50 Test tons, emerged runaway winner over Don Bradman in a poll commissioned by an Australian newspaper on who is the best batsman of all time.
In an online poll conducted by the ‘Sydney Morning Herald’ asking readers to vote for ‘The greatest batsman ever: Bradman or Tendulkar?’,Tendulkar secured 67 per cent of the votes as against Bradman’s 33 per cent. 20768 cricket fans voted.
Tendulkar seemed to have got votes from those who took into account that he played in three formats of the game and against 10 countries while Bradman played in only Test matches and primarily in Australia and England only.
“Tendulkar is better than Bradman. Tendulkar has played three forms of the game to Bradman’s one.